Baer, Ralph H.

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Ralph H. Baer is a German-born American inventor noted for many contributions to the electronic and video game industries. In 2006 he was presented with the National Medal of Technology for his "groundbreaking and pioneering creation, development, and commercialization of interactive video games."

From the description of Ralph H. Baer papers, 1976-2009. (The Strong). WorldCat record id: 180204172

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creatorOf Baer, Ralph H. Ralph H. Baer papers, 1976-2009. The Strong, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play
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associatedWith General Instrument Incorporated. corporateBody
associatedWith Ideal Toy Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Lakeside Games (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Marvin Glass & Associates. corporateBody
associatedWith Milton Bradley Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Texas Instruments Incorporated. corporateBody
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Electronic games--History
Video games--History
Video games--Design
Electronic games industry
Video games industry


Active 1976

Active 2009



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